Mixed Fruit Raita is one of the quick, easy and healthy option to eat anytime during any season. Mixed Fruit Raita is prepared by mixing yogurt with fresh fruits like apple, pineapple, pomegranate, pears, oranges etc.
When was the last time you visited any Indian restaurant? Did you get served red pickled onion as condiment before your food was served? Red pickled onion or Vinegar Onion or sirke wale pyaz (सिरके वाले प्याज ) is one thing that I ask as first thing in any Indian restaurant and generally I end up dishing that out with green chutney, and pickle, much before even starters are served.
If you are the one who have sweet tooth and still love raita, you got to try this pineapple raita recipe. As the name suggests this raita has got pineapple and that too in abundance, so that every spoon of raita that you take in mouth leaves the refreshing taste of pineapple in mouth. Continue reading “Pineapple Raita – Ananas Raita”
Festivals can never be complete without sweets and “Besan Ladoo” (बेसन लड्डू) has been one such sweet which has its own niche place in sweets. The roasted aroma of gram flour with ghee, tossed in coriander powder leaves a long lasting flavour in mouth. I simply love this ladoo and is mostly available in my kitchen cupboard round the year. As much as people prefer cookies in snacks, I prefer this besan ladoo, and if its a festival like Diwali and Holi, rest assured that if you visiting me, you will be greeted by these absolutely mouth watering ladoos.
Badam (बादाम) or Almond Halwa/ Pudding is one yummy dessert which can be made for any festival, be it Holi, Diwali, or just simply when you want to feast something healthy (remember Almond has host of health benefits). To make this halwa, all you need to do is soak almonds, grind to paste and then cook with sugar, ghee (clarified butter) and milk. In case you have vegan choice, you can skip milk and instead of ghee can use other oil alternatives like almond oil. Soaking is what contributes to most of the time, but its really idle time, so if you ignore that soaking time this recipe does not take huge time.
“Lauki ki Kheer” (लौकी की खीर), also known as Bottle Gourd Pudding, Bottle Gourd Pasayam, Doodhi Kheer is a healthy, easy to digest and very refreshing dessert made with bottle gourd. This kheer is mainly made in my house during auspicious Navratri days, when we keep fast and can’t consume the regular rice kheer. It is surprisingly very easy and quick to make. Who says Navratri food needs to be boring? My platter is always full of such tasty food even during Navratri.
Whilst Lauki / Bottle Gourd Kofta curry is my favourite, but this dessert (Kheer) also leads in the things my guests love.